The Travels Of A T-Shirt In The Global Economy

An Economist Examines The Markets, Power, And Politics Of World Trade

by Pietra Rivoli

The Travels Of A T-Shirt In The Global Economy

Hardcover, 254 pages, John Wiley & Sons Inc, List Price: $29.95 | purchase

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The Travels Of A T-Shirt In The Global Economy
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An Economist Examines The Markets, Power, And Politics Of World Trade
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Pietra Rivoli

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Many of the world's T-shirts begin life as cotton in Texas, before becoming T-shirts in places such as China. They re-enter the U.S. market for sale and are eventually shipped to third world countries such as Tanzania for resale. Geoffrey Gaudreault, NPR hide caption

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At Texas Tech, researchers are manipulating cotton genes to create hardier, more profitable strains. Adam Davidson, NPR hide caption

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